Jason Preston

Updated on 5/12/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 187
College: Ohio
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 4/10/1999

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 77
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid shooter
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Solid playmaker
Very good rebounder for his size
Above average athlete

Cons:
May lack an elite first step off the dribble
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
May need to improve his defense
Not an elite athlete
Has limited experience against top competition

Summary:
Jason Preston is a smart, skilled playmaker that had a very good junior season, and he has been rising up draft boards recently.  He scored 31 points and collected 8 assists and 6 rebounds in a narrow loss to Illinois, and Preston is a versatile scorer that is consistently a triple-double threat in games.  He also played very well in his team’s first round win against Virginia in the 2021 NCAA Tournament, and he could end up being selected by an NBA team in the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft
Ohio University Bio

Games Scouted:
3/20/21 Ohio vs. Virginia

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